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Here come the Arabic, Russian, and Chinese Net addresses

The expansion of top-level domains on the Internet will end reliance on the Roman alphabet.

By July 15, 2013


Staying at the Burj Al Arab? Enjoy a 24-karat gold iPad

Calling all goldfingers: Gold iPads are in every room at the famous ultra-luxury Dubai hotel. They join a catalog of other amazing gold gadgets.

By May 21, 2013


No 'Arab Spring' in Saudi Arabia anytime soon

Thanks to social networks and the Internet, blogger Ahmed Al Omran predicts during a speech at CNET, the Saudi people will eventually demand freedom and democracy. Just not yet.

By April 6, 2012


Entrepreneur sees tech startup potential in Arab world

Progress in Technology Middle East seeks to foster Silicon Valley connections for Mideast startups, including one that turns Muslim prayer into an app.

By August 21, 2012


Joy of BlackBerry outage: Fewer Arab car smashes

One glorious corollary of RIM's long service outage is that traffic accidents plummeted in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

By October 19, 2011


ICANN launches Arabic URLs: Rock the address bar

ICANN has launched three Arabic country codes, creating the first URLs to entirely do away with Latin characters

By May 6, 2010


Google Translate iOS app adds support for more languages

You can now write characters in Hebrew, Arabic, Esperanto, Persian, Zulu, and several other languages.

By February 19, 2014


Meet Ibn Sina, the Arabic-speaking robot

An Arabic-speaking android built in the UAE could enter mass production to work in shopping malls. The robot is billed as the first of its kind in the world.

By November 5, 2009


Yahoo reaches Arab world with acquisition

Internet giant is purchasing Maktoob.com, a leading online community in the Arab world. The acquisition is part of company's strategy to reach emerging markets.

By August 25, 2009


The Arab oil embargo we really needed

What's it going to take to force public opinion to dispense with the fiction that cheap oil is only one or two big drilling projects away? Too bad history worked out differently.

By July 25, 2008